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Contracts Administrator II

Location: 

Fort Walton Beach, FL, US, 32548

Job ID: 103007 

 

The Leonardo DRS Airborne and Intelligence Systems business is a global leader and strategic partner committed to delivering world-class, full life-cycle defense and intelligence products that protect the security of our nation and our allies.  From air combat training to state-of-the-art electronic warfare systems, our technology is deployed by virtually all U.S. military and government agencies around the world.

Job Summary

We're hiring a Contracts Administrator in our Fort Walton Beach, FL office to administer and monitor contract performance on government contracts.  Some remote flexibility is allowed!*

Job Responsibilities

  • Administer and monitor contract performance for various contract types for commercial and US Government customers
  • Assist with the negotiation and administration of agreements between the company/customers/subcontractors/vendors ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Responsible for reviewing contract solicitation terms, handling contract awards, interpreting agreement terms and conditions and identifying potential issues, reviewing agreement amendments/modifications and incorporating changes
  • Review contractual documents to ensure adherence to company policy, government specifications and requirements, identify risks and areas of concern on contract terms and conditions
  • Respond to inquiries regarding contract obligations and revisions
  • Conduct fulfillment of contract deliverables, billings and cash collections
  • Prepare quotes and proposals for customer in accordance with requirements
  • Prepare and analyze moderately complex price proposals
  • Participate in TINA implementation/sweeps
  • Negotiate standard terms and conditions
  • Monitor contract performance and cost controls and ensures compliance with contract terms
  • Prepare teaming agreements, MOUs, MOAs, and domestic and international consultant/sales representative agreements and other contractual agreements
  • Under direction, prepare contractual documents, including the preparation of contract terms and conditions, and assemble contract documentation package
  • Participate in management review of proposals/contracts and in the conduct of program reviews
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend DRS’ mission, values and culture
  • Maintain effective internal and external customer relations in a professional manner
  • May provide subcontract negotiation and management
  • Support internal and external meetings as required
  • Perform special projects as requested

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement (DFARS)
  • Strong understanding of contract/purchase order terms and conditions and detailed knowledge of the government contracting process including sole source and competitive procurements
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the terms and conditions appropriate for different contract types (FFP, CPFF, CPIF, T&M, IDIQ, etc.) and their proper use
  • Strong knowledge of government intellectual property (IP)/software and data rights clauses and IP marking guidelines
  • Detailed knowledge of source selection/evaluation process including cost and price analysis
  • Strong knowledge of requirements for and experienced in administration of government property
  • Detailed knowledge of government contract administration duties including subcontract flow downs, change management, inspection, acceptance, payment, warranty, close-out and records retention
  • Detailed knowledge and thorough understanding of proper drafting, negotiation and use of contracts, subcontracts, POs teaming and other forms of agreements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in monitoring contracts/subcontracts of increasing complexity and value
  • Membership in National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and CPCM certification desired
  • General computer proficiency including Microsoft Office programs
  • For compliance with Executive Order 14042 candidates must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

*This position has the option of being either fully onsite in our Fort Walton Beach facility or partly remote (onsite Tues-Thurs).  Must live within commuting distance of the designated facility regardless of choice.

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #AIS

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com


Nearest Major Market: Fort Walton Beach